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Mike Markkula

Born: Feb 11, 1942

Birthplace: Los Angeles

Profession: Venture capitalist

Nationality: United States

Mike Markkula

Date of Birth : Feb 11, 1942
Birth Place : Los Angeles

Armas Clifford "Mike" Markkula, Jr. is an American entrepreneur who was an angel investor and second CEO of Apple Computer, Inc., providing early critical funding and managerial support. Markkula was introduced to Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak when they were looking for funding to manufacture the Apple II personal computer they had developed, after having sold some units of the first version of this computer, the Apple I. With his guidance and funding, Apple ceased to be a partnership and was incorporated as a company. Dermot Mulroney portrayed him in the 2013 film Jobs and Jeffrey Nordling portrayed him in the 1999 TNT film, Pirates of Silicon Valley.


  • Venture capitalist
  • Entrepreneur
  • Investor

Also known as

  • Armas Clifford Markkula, Jr
  • Armas Clifford Markkula
  • Armas Clifford Markkula Jr.
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